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Croydon Palace Chapel Measured Drawing

  • Collection
  • c.1900

Measured drawing (section and details) of the Chapel, Croydon Palace. Captioned Archbishops Palace - Croydon - Surrey / The Chapel / middle of 16 Cent. Pen and ink drawing on thin paper; subsequently (probably by R G Watkins) mounted on cartridge ...

Unknown person
Identifier: AR15. Full Reference Code: GB 352 AR15

Deeds and Documents Relating to Croydon

  • Collection
  • 1605 - 1831

Copy of satirical drawing by Rowlandson showing A Lord of the Manor receiving Rents, source unknown; Letter written by Mary henman of Croydon asking for payment of board, 1714; Receipt for farm rent, signed by Francis Carew, 1605; Faculty for appr...

Unknown person
Identifier: AR543. Full Reference Code: GB 352 AR543

Documents Donated by P. E. Newnham, Son of John Newnham

  • Collection
  • 1824-1937

Letter re: Rhoda Brodie, c.1880, one of the first women to be enrolled as Special Constable during First World War, later awarded OBE; letter to Mayor of Croydon, proposing formation of Home Defence Corps, 1914; letter re: Croydon Church bells, 19...

Unknown person
Identifier: AR502. Full Reference Code: GB 352 AR502

Foxley Hatch-Reigate Turnpike Trust Records

  • Collection
  • 1808-1871

5 volumes of records of the Foxley Hatch-Reigate Turnpike Trust, 1 volume of the Gatton Lodge-Povey Cross Turnpike Trust, and 1 volume of the Surrey Sussex Turnpike Trust. Share books and Trustees declarations.

Unknown person
Identifier: AR66. Full Reference Code: GB 352 AR66

Henry Campbell Watson Photograph

  • Collection
  • c1865-1879

Photograph on glass of Henry Campbell Watson, Vicar of St James', Croydon Common. Henry Campbell Watson, MA, (1828 - 1879) was Vicar of St James' from 1865 until his death. The photograph was probably taken in the 1870s. It is a 4/4 whol...

Unknown person
Identifier: AR49. Full Reference Code: GB 352 AR49

Manorial Account Book

  • Collection
  • 1660-1736

Manors of Croydon, Lambeth, and Waddon 1671-1736; in back of volume manors of Fulham, Hammersmith, Acton, Greenford cum Hanwell, Ealing, Hornsey, Finchley, Stevenach, Ashwell, Hadham, Stortford, Fearing cum Pattiswick, Kelvedon, Wickham, Langdon 1...

Unknown person
Identifier: AR131. Full Reference Code: GB 352 AR131

Miscellaneous Papers Relating to Croydon

  • Collection
  • 1890 - 1929

Three unrelated documents: A handbill concerning the 1902 Council Elections; A religious handbill by Herbert W. Knocker, 1929 Ms notes on Croydon Improvement Act 1890

Unknown person
Identifier: AR151. Full Reference Code: GB 352 AR151

Petition for Incorporation

  • Collection
  • 1707

This document records the earlier petition for the incorporation of Croydon as a Borough, addressed to William III and Mary in 1690. The proposal was approved by Queen Mary in May 1691; but, the Secretary of State being quickly removed, her order ...

Unknown person
Identifier: AR13. Full Reference Code: GB 352 AR13

Population of Croydon Census

  • Collection
  • 1811

Includes heads of households only.

Unknown person
Identifier: AR12. Full Reference Code: GB 352 AR12

Rent Roll of John Whitgift, Archbishop of Canterbury

  • Collection
  • 23 Sep 1583

List of rentals owned by the Archbishop of Canterbury prepared when Whitgift became Archbishop. An English translation is included.

Unknown person
Identifier: AR130. Full Reference Code: GB 352 AR130

School Building Grant Plans

  • Collection
  • 1846 - 1871

Architectural drawings

Unknown person
Identifier: AR26. Full Reference Code: GB 352 AR26

Surrey Poll Books and Registers of Electors

  • Collection
  • 1710 - 1866

Surrey Poll Books 1710, 1727 (ms), 1774, 1775 Registers of Electors, Western Division of Surrey, 1836, 1851, 1864-65, 1865-66

Unknown person
Identifier: AR135. Full Reference Code: GB 352 AR135

The Wine Bibber

  • Collection
  • c.1810

Text of a drinking song. Full title: A favorite Song called / The Wine Bibber / Or, Billy diddled out of his Madeira. Contains a reference to the Green Dragon inn, Croydon; and to a churchwarden named Nevit. The text is written on a page torn out ...

Unknown person
Identifier: AR16. Full Reference Code: GB 352 AR16